Vienna, or Wien, as this romantic city is known in German, is elegant from head to toe. Or perhaps I should say hat to hoof? After all, the imperial city is known for horse-drawn carriage rides through Vienna’s old center and the famous Spanische Hofreitschule or Spanish Riding School, home to the Lipizzaner stallions. During […]
Originally known as the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has grown in popularity faster than a barrel racer blazing down the home stretch. One of the most prestigious events in the city of San Antonio, Texas, the rodeo is family-friendly and attracts horse lovers, 4-H and FFA (Future Farmers of […]
There’s no doubt that Vancouver offers an endless amount of activities to do in this city of glass, but if you are looking for an equestrian activity, why not hop on Stanley Park Horse Drawn Tours? Horse-drawn carriages have always been a wonderful way to explore new territory. Why not let a team of Percheron […]
I was a bit reluctant to leave sunny Paris behind and swap plus 20° to minus 10° in Lapland but the taxi was waiting and I was eager to discover the Great North. During my comfortable SAS flight to Kiruna, a town in the far north of Swedish Lapland, my seat neighbors kept telling me […]
If you’re considering horse riding in Connemara, I have the place for you. Horse crazy as a young girl, I grew up reading horse books like Misty of Chincoteague. I have always wanted to ride a Connemara pony. My deam came true at The Point Pony Trekking & Horse Riding Centre.
I found this place to […]
When we first pulled into the driveway of Castle Leslie Estate, I spied the sign for Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre. I was giddy with excitement. Even though my husband is not an equestrian, he was able to accommodate my desires for a horseback riding vacation without compromising his holiday. That’s why Castle Leslie is the […]
Irish National Stud isn’t a headline ripped from the pages of People Magazine. It’s a horse-lovers dream come true in County Kildare, Ireland. Irish National Stud & Gardens, just 30 miles from Dublin, is a must visit for the equestrian, horse-crazy girls and, believe it or not, garden lovers. That’s right, this Irish Stallion playground, […]
There’s something magical about taking a horseback riding vacation in Ireland. When my husband and I drove up to Dromoland Castle we couldn’t believe that we would actually be spending the night in this fairytale castle hotel. Then when a horse and carriage pulled up front I actually looked at my husband and started giggling. […]
Rebekah Power has one of the best jobs in the world. The Waterford, Ireland resident gets to take guests of Mount Juliet horse riding on trails and bridle paths meandering through the 1,500 acre estate.
“I’ve ridden in Alberta, Canada and all over Ireland,” said Power. “What I like about riding in Mount Juliet is that […]